The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with VMware ESX skills at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is $75,000.
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Job Description for Senior Systems Administrator
Senior system administrators manage a team of system administrators as well as other employees of the IT department. They are responsible for designing, planning, putting into place, and having the highest level of performance as an expert in the system administration for computers and their complex operating systems. With this, senior system administrators research and select upgrades, software and other necessities for their company's computer systems. They also work with other administrators …Read more
Senior Systems Administrator Tasks
- Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.
- Configure and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
- Lead a team of systems administrators to manage servers and other computer system aspects of a company.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Systems Administrator
The top respondents for the job title Senior Systems Administrator are from the companies General Dynamics Information Technology Inc, Raytheon Co. and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Reported salaries are highest at BAE Systems Inc. where the average pay is $102,439. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Raytheon Co. and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, earning around $97,497 and $89,749, respectively. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) pays the lowest at around $78,379. Mantech International Corp. and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $80,267 and $85,000, respectively.
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